Month: October 2010

November 1, 2010 / / electricity project

This last weekend was a big step forward in the “making our home more modern and safe” department. Most of the old covered wire is in the trash and we’ve learned some pretty interesting things along the way. Fast Fact #1:  No matter what electric project you’re tackling you’ll probably…

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October 29, 2010 / / electricity project

the day of injuries. for whatever reason, the first day we decided to run the electrical wires, we all cut ourselves pretty badly. unintentionally. we got pictures of some of them. Jessica even cut herself so badly she almost passed out. apparently shes never been good with blood.


October 26, 2010 / / overview

It’s ability to make even the roughest of cuts and the ugliest of edges look smooth and well designed are second to none.  Not even the best coat of perfectly tinted paint can match the cover-up-ability of  the unsung hero of home interior decoration:  Trim. When we bought our little…

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October 18, 2010 / / kitchen project

So this one has been a while coming, but we didn’t have a floor for some time. I know I probably mentioned the four layers of floor we need to pull up to get to the “subfloor”, but I never mentioned the reinstallation part. Essentially for about a month we…

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October 13, 2010 / / painting

So Valspar is the name of type of paint we got. In case you were wondering. We managed to get to that last room painted the following day, and scurried about to finish it while we still had daylight. Its red. Once I finish mitering the trim and we paint…

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